Programs

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The Cabinetmaker’s Account: John Head’s Record of Craft & Commerce in Colonial Philadelphia   Join us for an evening with historian Jay Robert Stiefel as he presents his new book, The Cabinetmaker's Account: John Head's Record of Craft & Commerce in Colonial Philadelphia, 1718–1753 (... Read More
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to Friday, September 20, 2019 - 8:00pm
A Magnified Look at Middle Eastern Art   Dr. Michael Barry is a distinguished university professor at the American University of Afghanistan as well as a special adviser to the Afghan Presidency for Cultural Affairs. He is also a professor and historian of the greater Middle Eastern and Islamic... Read More
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Psychologist Susanne Rheault has walked with lions in the bush and dodged bombs in Dar es Salaam. Now, in her new book My Wild and Precious Life: A Memoir of Africa, she recounts with candor and humility the hard lessons learned during a life working to help impoverished communities in Africa. In... Read More
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Acclaimed pianist, I-Heung Lee returns to the Harrison Room presenting a program of Chopin, Czerny, Liszt, Mozart and Ravel.   Program   Czerny (1791-1857)                 Variations on a Theme from             Berlini's Norma, Op.435-No.2     Ravel (1875-1937)                   Sonatine... Read More
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us as Dr. Kurt Schlichting, author of the award winning book, Grand Central Terminal: Railroads, Engineering, and Architecture in New York City introduces the PBS documentary, “American Experience: Grand Central”. The film, based on his book, traces the dramatic history of New York City's... Read More
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The Doctor Broad: A Mafia Love Story   Dr. Barbara Roberts, the first woman cardiologist in Rhode Island, will discuss her recently released memoir, The Doctor Broad: A Mafia Love Story.   This tale of motherhood, political activism, controversy, heartbreak and survival traces one woman's... Read More
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
 Join the Redwood Library staff for the autumn return of our ever-popular Pub Trivia Challenge.  Teams of up to six compete over five rounds for honor, glory and prizes.  Gather your friends for a night of all-you-can-eat pizza and beer and test your trivia knowledge.  Or come on your own and join... Read More
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Confronting the Issues of Red Tide Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Dr. Don Anderson will examine the recent red tide occurrences and discuss his pioneering work in the use of new sensing technologies to detect and define red tide. Dr. Anderson is also the director of... Read More
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
 Members of the Newport Historic Advisory Commission, Lew Keen, Bert Lippincott, Deborah Peart, and Jean Quinn will share how their commission came to be in 2016, will review what they have accomplished to date and explain why historic burial sites matter to the city.  Members Free; Non-members $10... Read More